New SPT Research on the Minimum Wage: Large Employers 5 Times More Likely to Pay Minimum Wage Than Small Ones

Posted on 28. Nov, 2014 by .

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Black Friday news: New research prepared by Social Planning Toronto and the Campaign to Raise the Minimum Wage shows that in Ontario, large employers are the biggest culprits in perpetuating a low-wage economy.

Data from Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey …

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Put Food in the Budget – Annual Campaign Meeting – December 4, 2014

Posted on 24. Nov, 2014 by .

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Thursday, Dec 4 : 11:00 – 4:30, Bathurst College United Church

452 College Street at Bathurst

(Lunch provided, TTC Tokens available)

7:00 PM – Celebration & Fundraiser with Harry Leslie Smith,

author of Harry’s Last Stand 519 Church Street

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SPT & Newcomer Women’s Services Toronto Release New Report on Newcomer Self-Employment in Toronto

Posted on 18. Nov, 2014 by .

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Social Planning Toronto and Newcomer Women’s Services Toronto released “The Economy and Resilience of Newcomers: Exploring Newcomer Entrepreneurship”, a new community-based research study on newcomer self-employment in Toronto. Over 75 people attended the report launch and panel discussion at …

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New Report on Child and Family Poverty in Toronto

Posted on 14. Nov, 2014 by .

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The first comprehensive report on child and family poverty in Toronto since 2008 will be released by  Children’s Aid Society of Toronto, Social Planning Toronto, Family Service Toronto, Colour of Poverty-Colour of Change, and the Alliance for a Poverty-Free Toronto …

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